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after he was shot by a d.c. police officer overnight. john gonzalez will join us live from the scene with what led to the shooting. >> the boy scouts of america expected to make a huge decision today. will remove a ban on gay members? -- will it? >> a nasty crash on the slopes. we have more on what is next for american skier lindsay vaughn. "good morning washington" at
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5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. good morning, washington. it is wednesday, february 5. i am scott thuman. >> i am cynne simpson. it is hard to watch that video. she will be ok, fortunately. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras. it's a little warmer this morning. >> we can thank the clouds for keeping us a little warmer. we will get rid of some of them by this afternoon. we will be near normal today. this is normal. more sunshine expected later this afternoon. we will watch the potential for coastal system friday. that will bring us a good amount of rain and maybe a wintry mix. thing we will have to watch closely as it is still developing. 35 degrees in d.c., 32 at dulles, 32 in frederick, 33 in
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martinsburg, 36 in cumberland. manassas is 28 degrees. looking for partly sunny skies cold temperatures, 36 at 9:00. 41 and partly cloudy by noon. 43 at 5:00. high-temperature around 45. that's normal. what about the roads jamee? >> check out this shot. it is quiet. we will take it. 395, the beltway, to and across the 14th street bridge, looking good. virginia 95, lanes open in each direction between fredericksburg and the beltway. there was a terrible overnight crash in dumphries, but that has been cleared. on southbound 95, you are able to use that in the dumphries area. good news. for the rest of the beltway, no problems in tysons or landover
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or silver springs. 270 southbound through the rockville interchange and to the beltway, lanes are wide open. i hope it stays this way. back to you. >> thank you. 5:02 is the time. a police officer injured after police involved shooting in northwest. >> select one man in the hospital. we've learned a police officer suffered minor injuries as well. john gonzalez is on the scene at 13th street. >> as you can see behind us, police are still at the scene. this is an active investigation. police have been to this house in upper northwest d.c. in the past. they know the man involved in this domestic problem. we understand there's a restraining order against him but the man has made several attempts to see his estranged wife in the past and has always been gone by the time police arrived. this time it was different. police found the man armed inside the home. at some point there was a
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scuffle between two police officers and the suspect. >> in the course of checking back home, there appeared to be some sort of disturbance to the entryway of the home as the officers tried to determine if someone had made in unlawful entry they confronted the suspect theywho was armed. at this point, it looked like he was armed with a knife. >> two police officers involved. one of them a 10-year veteran. police saying this morning that one of the officers was injured. they're not specifically saying if the officer was stabbed, but they are saying he did sustain injuries. the woman involved in this was not physically harmed. this shooting is under investigation. reporting live in northwest washington, john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> fallen a developing story from the south pacific. we have learned that at least five people are dead after a powerful earthquake struck the
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region. a magnitude 8.0 quake centered in the solomon islands. the government told people to go to higher ground. officials say that it's on at least two salamis. it damaged dozens of buildings on the remote islands. looking at the day ahead, we expect a big announcement coming from the boy scouts of america. >> we will learn of the organization will lift its ban on gay members. brianne carter is in a satellite center with what should be a dramatic day. >> the current policy came under fire last year after of an ohio den leader was dismissed because she was a lesbian. now the national executive board will meet behind closed doors today and could decide to make a change. as early as today the boy scouts of america could vote to lift its longstanding policy banning gays from organization. this person says it's time they allow gay members. >> a lot of teenagers are going
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through the process of figuring out what their sexual orientation is. so exand on the pressure of barring them from social programs is damaging. president obama also feels it's time for change. >> days and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does. in every institution and every walk of life. grex some criticize the possible change adding double ms. kao tapestry based on family values. >> they are entitled to continue that policy if they choose to. if they don't, they will lose the heart and soul of their membership. >> even if the boy scouts lift the ban, individual troops will still have the power to make a decision independently. they will meet behind closed doors and will be a statement issued one way or another. brianne carter, abc 7 news. >> 5:06, 36 degrees.
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>> still ahead, a social networking sites might want to think about saving face with its members. we will explain. we will look at
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i am meteorologist jacqui jeras. 5:10 is the time almost. it's a good time. a little cloudy. temperatures not shabby. much of the mid atlantic and northeast and great lakes are cloudy. we are starting to break this up a little. partly cloudy now. we have 30 degrees in waldorf 34 in arlington, 33 in silver spring. 33 degrees in chantilly. warrenton, 35. we will warm into low 40's today. this will be a typical early february day with high temperatures in the mid 40's and partly cloudy skies this afternoon. we're watching the potential for a coastal system friday. we will show you the track of that coming up in a few minutes. from the belfort furniture weather center, traffic has been pretty good so far, jamee. >> absolutely.
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the problems on the beltway at 190 river road or the american legion bridge. the entire belt with checking out fine. no problems. crossing the woodrow wilson bridge in each direction, good. 210 out of oxon hill, trouble lanes are open. in the nation's capital, the 14th street bridge, heading on to the southeast southwest freeway, no problems. on route 7 at sterling boulevard their alternating lane closures. so watch for that construction crew. back to you. >> thank you. it's 36 degrees on this wednesday morning. >> highlights from the hometown celebrations for the super bowl xlvii champions the baltimore ravens. >> ♪ i feel like busting loose ♪ >> that's ray lewis. how many fans tried to get into
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m&t bank status for the rally.
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garrett county schools on a two hour delay. that's the first and only one we have so far. checking our other top stories d.c. police am getting a shooting involving one of their officers. this happened overnight at a home on 13th street nw. an officer was assaulted before shooting unarmed man who was violating a restraining order. the officer as minor injuries and the suspect is hospitalized in stable condition. at least five people dead after a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the solomon islands in the south pacific. it produced two tsunamis that damaged dozens of buildings on the remote island. the boy scouts of america's executive board could vote today on whether to change its longstanding policy excluding gay scouts and leaders. the board could ease the ban by allowing troops sponsors to decide whether gay should be allowed. critics say that does not go far enough.
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>> it would not be a surprise if plenty of ravens fans called out six from work today so they could attend tuesday's parade for the super bowl champions. fans packed been m&t bank stadium after the parade. a capacity of 71,000 but 80,000 people showed up and many had to be turned away from the stadium. outside experts will be brought in to try to figure out why there was a partial blackout during the third quarter. it delayed play for 34 minutes. officials blamed an abnormality for sunday's outage. it's not clear what exactly that means. this comes amid reports that superdome managers were concerned last fall about this. >> federal investigators in the midst of a criminal investigation of disgraced former tour de france champion lance armstrong. a source tells abc news that agents are investigating armstrong obstruction, witness
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tampering, and intimidation. in an interview with oprah winfrey, the contest and using performance enhancing drugs throughout his career. he is serving a lifetime ban now, handed down by the u.s. anti-doping agency. one of america's top skiers is done after crashing. >> linda von's accident was caught on tape. -- lindalindsay lohsay vaughan. she lost her balance. she was landing after a jump. she tore ligaments in her right knee and a broken bone in her right leg but she's expected to fully recover. >> they have to airlift her out from there. >> tough to watch the video. >> good that she will recover. jacqui jeras is joining us to
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talk about the weather today. kind of a mixed bag in our future. >> we have a lot of interesting things coming up. today is steady and boring, typical february weather. we will take that. in the 40's with sunshine nothing to complain about. but we are tracking the potential for coastal system on friday. it looks like a much bigger impact storms for new england however. of 35 degrees is where we are starting this morning. the wind has picked up a little out of the south southwest at 3 miles an hour. wind chill factor at 32 degrees. the south southwest wind will help our temperatures into the 40's this afternoon. 32 at dulles right now, 30 in gaithersburg, 32 in frederick 32 in hagerstown. 31 in quantico, 34 degrees in culpeper at this hour. we made it to 42 yesterday, just shy of the average.
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no precipitation again keeping seasonal snowfall at an inch and a half. now we are more than 8 inches into our snow drought. the next event will be more of a rain event than a snow events. still pretty chilly this afternoon, but the cold air is starting to retreat a little as we are getting mild air pushing into our area. it will be more of rain maker for that reason. a disturbance last night keeping us mostly cloudy now. we expect quite a bit of clearing today. if we are tracking the storm system along the gulf coast that will be moving at us. that is developing and could head our way late this week. high pressure will dominate our weather today. it will move offshore pretty quickly. it will bring some clouds by tomorrow afternoon. a system moves in from the south and another from the northwest and the d.c. will be in between. there could be a wintry mix s now in western maryland and west
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virginia. we will keep you up-to-date on any changes in the forecast. partly cloudy today between 42 and 47. mostly clear skies tonight, 24 to 268. tomorrow 42 and partly sunny. potential mixed precipitation on friday. 44 on saturday near 50 on sunday with more sunshine on the way. a check on traffic and weather jamee. >> out of the gates running. metro rail on-time, on schedule. marc trains as well. vre train 300 is 30 minutes behind schedule. let's look at some live cameras. it's quiet on 66. no problems in falls church, arlington, glebe road. outside the beltway checking out fine as welcome. some road work going on in sterling on route 7. in each direction of sterling
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boulevard, contractors are alternating traffic. so that my cost you a little extra time. problems in maryland. 295 and 95, no problems to the beltway. >> a top computer maker is going private. >> some facebook users don't feel all that social these days. diana perez has more. >> dell goes private. the $24 billion buyout was led by the founder. it's an attempt to remake the company as its share of the personal-computer market falls and that market shrinks. the new surface pro tablets for microsoft has more capacity than the one introduced a few months ago. it runs the full version of windows 8. the device is a cross between a tablet and a laptop. >> you can use it to watch movies and listen to music and look at apps.
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you can use all the old word programs. >> but she says it's not the best tablets or the best laptop available. a new study finds three out of five facebook users admitted taking extended breaks from the social network. the main reasons are lack of time and lack of interest. i am diana perez.
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>> president obama is making a trip to annapolis this morning. he will attend a senate democratic issues conference at the west indianapolis hotel. he is scheduled to return to the white house just before 1:00 this afternoon. vice-president joe biden is not slowing down after returning to the u.s. from an overseas trip. this afternoon he will administer the oath of office for the ceremonial swearing-in for secretary of state john kerry at the state department. tonight the vice president will speak at the house democratic issues conference in leesburg, virginia.
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>> a new bill would make cheating on standardized tests in the district illegal. a teacher and principal found guilty of violating the law would lose his professional license and face a fine of thousands of dollars. councilmembers introduced the bill tuesday. this is in response to allegations that cheating led to inflated scores on some d.c. schools between 2008 and 2010. >> prince william county has a new police chief. hudson has been with the department's 30 years. most recently as assistant chief. he was selected after a nationwide search. hudson succeeds the retiring chief. its 37 degrees. the news continues at 5:30. >> we could see some new developments in the case of a man charged in a shooting at local
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>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> d.c. police along the scene of an overnight shooting involving one of their officers. we are learning the shooting happened after an officer was allegedly assaulted. we have new details coming in from john gonzalez. good morning, washington. it's wednesday, february 6. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. great to have you along on this wednesday. let's get to a meteorologist jacqui jeras saying we have a stable debtay. >> we have a few clouds, but that is beginning to erode. partly cloudy skies now. i expect plenty of sunshine especially this afternoon.
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the timing of all this is perfect. clouds and might keep the temperature is a little warmer. unless you like an arctic blast. 35 degrees in d.c., 32 at dulles right now, 32 in frederick, 36 in martinsburg, 32 is hagerstown, 31 at bwi. 36 degrees this aft -- later this morning at 9:00, 41 at noon, 43 at 5:00. high temperatures around 45, which is average for this time of year. we will move above average by the end of the week. also talking about a potential of a coastal storm. first, time for traffic and weather jamee >> . it looks good around the capital beltway. 50 john hanson highway landover silver spring, bethesda, absolutely nothing to tell you about. crossing the woodrow wilson
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bridge travel and open. there is a volume on 270 in urbana and hyattstown, like every morning. in germantown, getting to the lane divide, it's ok. in virginia there's construction on route 7, sterling boulevard construction in each direction alternating each way. watch for their advice and a little extra time is needed. interstate 905, lanes are open between fredericksburg and the beltway. if you normally take vrevre north out of frederick, all rail traffic is stopped due to a broken rail on the track. vre traffic is stopped. they are reporting train no. 300 was stopped for about 30 minutes. metro rail will honor those tickets. back to you. >> thank you. i want to update you.
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allegany county mountain ridge school district just informed us they are running on a two hour delay. >> garrett county also on a two hour delay for the schools. a big story. shooting in northwest d.c. involving a police officer. >> select one man in the hospital and the police officer injured. if john gonzalez is on the scene at 13th street. what happened? >> as you can see, police are still at the scene. d.c. police tell us a suspect was stalking his estranged wife when police arrived. police have been called to this home in the past. they know the man involved in this domestic problem. we understand there is a restraining order against him but the man has made several attempts to see his estranged wife in the past and has always left by the time police arrived. this time it was different. police found the man armed inside the home and at some point there was a scuffle between the two officers and the suspect who was apparently armed
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with a nice, according to the police chief. the man assaulted one of the officers at the scene. he was shot. police are not confirming that. -- police are not confirming where he was shot. he may have been wounded in the head. a 10-year veteran has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation. the woman involved was not physically harmed. the suspect is alive in stable condition at this hour. reporting live in northwest washington john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> the man accused of shooting and wounding a security guard at a conservative christian lobbying group's headquarters will reportedly plead guilty today. floyd corkins could enter a plea during a status hearing scheduled for this morning. the herndon man faces several charges including committing an act of terrorism in connection with the august shooting at the family research council offices in northwest d.c.
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longtime d.c. area swim coach rick curl has agreed to plead guilty to a child sex abuse. during a separat there will be a hearing late february. he began accusiabusing the girl in the 1980's. he faces 15 years in prison. >> turned to the debate over guns in america. maryland senate panel will hold a hearing today on governor o'malley's gun plan. the firearms safety act would tighten handgun licensing. would-be purchasers would have to submit a digital fingerprints and would have to learn how to use a gun and pass a background checks. prince george's county executive rushern baker is expected to testify at today's hearing. >> 5:35, 37 degrees outside. >> much more ahead. february is american heart month.
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we are kicking off a series of stories promoting health. an inspiring story of a woman w ho
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>> we want to say good morning, washington. >> good morning, lacrosse team.
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we just showed you one of our greetings that we air each weekday. we would love for you to make it on air as well. >> all you have to do is send us a short video about 10 or 15 seconds long or a link to a youtube clip. make sure to ended by saying "good morning washington." greg yesterday we were at ihop and lots of people shot some greetings with us. we look forward to getting those on the air. if let's find out what the day has in store, with jacqui. >> it is the nicest day of the week, a typical early february day with temperatures reaching the 40's today. meteorologist adam caskey is in storm chaser 7. >> i'm in largo, maryland, off- campu -- off campus way at giant.
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they're passing out free slices of cake. it was pancakes' yesterday. valentine's day is around the corner. that's when you get the candy. let's talk about the weather conditions. 35 degrees currently. not all that bad. temperatures are in the low 30's for the most part. look at the weatherbug network. mostly what you will find on this map is low to mid 30's. 34 germantown, 32 in chantilly. waldorf, one degree below freezing. 30 in woodbrige. type a should be in a low to mid 40's today with a good deal of sunshine. some clouds obscured the moonlight momentarily, but that will clear out. next chance of precipitation should be in the form of rain on friday morning.
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more on that coming up. now to jamee with a look at the commute. on my way here this morning for the first time i took the on- ramp from the southeast southwest freeway to 295 north. it was the best. i was so excited. >> that's great. i get excited about those things too. 11th street bridge project and the new ramp, that's wonderful. looks good on the southeast southwest freeway. no problems on 295. the rail system is where we have problems. virginia railway express has stopped all rail traffic because of her broken rail on the track and a broken down freight train. no trains coming out of fredericksburg are moving right now. vre has stopped rail traffic. metro rail will honor the tickets. no delays on metro rail or on the marc trains system. interstate 905 northbound seeing volume in dale city. approaching the capital beltway.
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watch for cruz alternating traffic in sterling and route 7. back to you. >> thank you. it's 47 degrees. cracks coming up, how the white house plans to honor educator's killed in decembrist shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown.
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>> tonight at 5:00 o'clock, cutting its surgery is giving new hopes to parents of newborns who have a life-threatening conditions. it is performed by only a handful of doctors in the country. one little girl's story and why her mother is calling it a miracle. join us at 5:00. quicktrip barry is american heart month. each week, we will bring you stories on the issue. >> a d.c. woman caught her body weight in half and now she
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dedicated to living heart healthy life. jummy olabanji has her story. >> this was carolina few years ago. >> i spent the majority of my life being girl. -- being the fat girl. >> by the time she got to college, she weighed more than 300 pounds. >> i don't remember feeling that big. several years ago when her doctor told her that she was pre-diabetic, she realized life was in jeopardy. >> that really hit me. >> from that moment she vowed to get in shape and listen to our doctor. >> he said i want you to walk everywhere and the right >> . she dropped more than 26 pounds in two months. after year, she shed more than money hundred. and another 50 year after that.
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she is now half the size of that she used to be. >> i do a combination of trx training and one-to-one training with a personal trainer. >> she works out with her trainer couple times a week and continues district but healthy diet. she has written a book about her transformation. debuted it on good morning america. does d.c. native is now headed on a national book and read your poor spreading her message that if you are at the end of your rope, and just hold on. >> you need to be patient and persistent and you will get the results you want. >> jummy olabanji, abc 7 news. >> from the corner -- jeremy lin. >> how about jeremy? houston died in an nba record with 23 three-pointers in a
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single game. amazing. the state was not going to let them break the record. they filed down the stretch to prevent a 24th. but the rockets the alaska last. the wizards are back in action tonight against the knicks at the verizon center. m-class night at the phone book capitals fans -- >> last night the capitals played in the phone booth. >> they were playing the toronto maple leafs for the second time in the week. the capitals were incredibly inconsistent. a lack of communication. that is too easy. the capitals fell behind 3-0. there's the game-winner. the capitals fall to toronto.
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now they have only two wins in their first of 10 games. >> it's a difficult situation right now. but i still believe we will win a couple more games. >> today's national signing day for high school football players. they will tell us later today where they are going to college. we will have that at 5:00 and 6:00 this evening. have a great day. >> coming up at 6:00, joe flacco's agents put a price tag on the super bowl mvp heading into off-season contract talks. >> and shopping habits could spell the end of the nation's's malls. >> and something rattled the this whether woman in the middle of your forecast. that's coming up a 6:00. >> taking a look at news around
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the nation. the fbi said swat team singh alabama got into a firefight with jimmy lee dykes before they were able to rescue the child he was holding hostage. >> bomb technicians found two explosive devices in his bunker. officers killed him on monday. this was six days after he boarded a school bus, fatally shot the driver, and then abducted a boy. the child was not harmed than and is in good spirits. this is his sixth birthday. six people who died while protecting children during the connecticut elementary school shootings will receive a special honor. >> white house officials said that sandy hook elementary school's principal, school psychologist, and therefore our teachers will be posthumously awarded the 2012 presidential citizens medal prepare credited with protecting students from a gunman who entered the building. 20 children also died in the december 14 attack. what's a car made up of children
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from newtown will be featured fifa as part of the grammys pre- show broadcast on sunday. they recorded "over the rainbow" in hopes that it would help the town heal. "american idol host ryan seacrest is expected to do a live segment via satellite with the children. they were so wonderful at the super bowl. >> they were. >> really inspiring. >> a touching performance of jennifer hudson. >> i liked that better than the national anthem. it was really good. >> you said that today is perhaps the best day of the week. >> definitely. definitely the best day of the week. at least regarding the weather. i don't know about your personal life. pretty comfortable temperatures this morning. 35 degrees, not bad. . happy birthday to my friend angie in minnesota. 35 degrees with a wind chill of 32. the wind out of the south
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southwest at 3 miles an hour. in the 30's. 32 in frederick and hagerstown, 36 in martinsburg. 30 in manassas this morning. annapolis, 34 degrees. 28 in lexington park. yesterday we made 42, pretty decent. the average high is 45. today we will about meet that mark. only an inch and a half of snowfall for the season. still more than 8 inches down for the season. i don't think we will add to that in the next seven days. temperatures this afternoon should be pretty comfortable. the cold air is starting to retreat a little up to the north. we are starting to see mild air pushing in. the jet stream changes a little. as you move through the day, the clouds begin to move out. on the satellite picture, you can see that we were cloudy and
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it's partly cloudy there. a storm system developing along the gulf coast and another coming in from the northwest will be headed our way. these systems will develop a coastal storm by friday. high-pressure over us today a offshore by tomorrow. here comes the rain from the south. here comes the cold air from the north. the two end up on top of us. this will mean rainfall in d.c.. but there could be a wintry mix especially north and west at ansett. partly cloudy today and seasonal, the best day of the week, 42-47 degrees. mostly clear skies tonight 24- 28. your seven-day forecast is good overall. today is the best day of the workweek. next week is even better. 49 degrees on sunday with sunshine. rainfall on monday. i hope you will enjoy today. how are the roads, jamee? >> pretty quiet around the
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capital beltway. nothing to report in maryland or virginia. but on the real system there's trouble. vre, virginia railway express there is a broken rail on the track and there's a broken down for a train near the marc station -- near the brook station. metro rail is honoring the are e-tickets and metro rail is running on schedule. -- are honoring vre tickets. a little volume in urbana and hyattstown. back to you. >> thank you. entertainer queen latifah is teaming up with netflix. >> and romance is in the air in the d.c. area, if you like amazon. to explain, linda bell is at bloomberg headquarters in new york. good to see you again. >> good to see you. it seems residence in parts of the district have been hereby cupid's arrow.
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alexandria virginia, is second on a list of most romantic cities in the u.s. they even tallied the number of cd's sold by barry white sands look for vandross. you are cyberloafing, if you are wasting time on the internet while at work. we spend more time than we think browsing the web. they say we spend as much as 80% of the time on the internet at work for things that have nothing to do with your job. queen latifah has struck a multi-year deal with netflix. this gives streaming subscribers a first look at titles from her entertainment company.
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the ceo has been looking to offer more these online exclusives. linda bell reporting. back to you. >> thank you. 5:55, 37 degrees. >> and animal rights group was not crazy in love with the onset's halftime performance. why the group is now slamming the singer. we w i got it when i could stream
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>> the end is near for a piece of a board game history. >> hasbro will announce this morning which iconic token will be eliminated from the classic monopoly board game. fans voted on facebook for their favorites. brooks laich either the wheelbarrow, the iron, or the show could get the good. potential new tokens could include a robot, guitar or helicopter. >> donald trump's battle with comedian bill marr is headed to court. the billionaire real estate mogul is suing maher for breach of contract. he made jokes about donald trump's heritage last night. he said that he would give $5 million to charity expects trump can prove